Discovery certificate for object 2018cha
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19178 [ 2018TNSTR.771....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 19:07:15
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018cha
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:43.390 (15.430792) DEC = +46:39:48.46 (46.663461)
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 18:05:45 (JD=2458272.2539931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy UGC 635, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 18:05:45
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-25 19:45:07
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018cha